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People Prefer Robot Bosses, Study Shows
Productivity

People Prefer Robot Bosses, Study Shows

A recent study from MIT took a look at the efficiency of robot/human team work.
Nina Zipkin
Strip the Unnecessary Out of the Day to Day and Get Stuff Done
Productivity

Strip the Unnecessary Out of the Day to Day and Get Stuff Done

Try these five tips to break your streak of throwing money at problems in the hope that they improve or go away.
John F. Carter
To Spur Real Estate Deals, Open Up the Data
Real estate

To Spur Real Estate Deals, Open Up the Data

If everyone had fast, accurate access to the marketed lease rate and square footage information, would efficiency rise?
Joshua McClure
Infographics

Working Endless Hours Does Not Make You a Hero (Infographic)

Comparing hours worked with output across countries shows that putting in more time does not necessarily equate to more revenue.
Catherine Clifford
A Look at the Economy of the Future (Motiongraphic)
Sharing Economy

A Look at the Economy of the Future (Motiongraphic)

The digital revolution means that marginal costs of production are approaching zero in many industries. Here's what it means going forward.
Catherine Clifford
31 Tips for Perfecting Your Productivity
National Small Business Week

31 Tips for Perfecting Your Productivity

Being a small-business owner often requires superhuman levels of efficiency. Here's a slate of productivity tips from leading entrepreneurs around the country.
Catherine Clifford
7 Secrets of the Most Productive Meetings
Meetings

7 Secrets of the Most Productive Meetings

Convening the right crew for a well-defined planning session can result in an efficient exchange, providing you stick to these rules.
Heather R. Huhman
Productivity

Productive Ways to Jumpstart Your Day

Cut out daily distractions all day long with these early-morning strategies.
Nina Zipkin
Get Ready for the Next Digital Revolution as the Rest of the World Goes Online
Digital Disruption

Get Ready for the Next Digital Revolution as the Rest of the World Goes Online

As connectivity spans the globe, new users will improve inefficient markets, systems and behavior, and affluent markets will tap advanced technology, says Google's executive chairman.
Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen
Want a Huge Boost in Efficiency? Make Some Small Changes.
Growth Strategies

Want a Huge Boost in Efficiency? Make Some Small Changes.

Use this method for identifying, testing and optimizing shifts at your business.
John Meyer
Want to Be More Productive? Move Across the World.
Productivity

Want to Be More Productive? Move Across the World.

A transplant from the U.S. to Hong Kong cites his newfound efficiency. Telecommuting can work, he argues.
Joshua Steimle
Customer Support

Hello? Is Someone There? Why Customer Support Matters.

Your service team can not only address client problems but give valuable feedback to your company and product.
Chris Herbert and Christian Smith
Shoestring Budget? No Problem. Just Be Creative.
Finances

Shoestring Budget? No Problem. Just Be Creative.

An arts entrepreneur shares four lessons in innovating -- in art form and business style. Marshal resources and build personal connections.
Emily Wozniak
When Your Product Design Makes Your Customers Feel Smart
Design

When Your Product Design Makes Your Customers Feel Smart

Create services or devices that enable users to maximize their time and money. Big Data can play a role in this fine-tuning.
Kumar Srivastava